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Ma’ayanot Finance Students Prepare to Enter the Workforce

Seniors in Mrs. Elise Vitow’s Real World Finance elective recently visited BNY Mellon in Manhattan’s Financial District for a panel discussion on the topic “Women in the Workforce—Challenges and Achievements.” The panelists, all women in senior positions at BNY, discussed traits that are necessary for success in the business world, as well as in life, including flexibility, clear communication skills, respect for one’s own reputation, the value of being proactive, respect for diversity, being prepared to take risks and not “burning your bridges.”

Mrs. Vitow, together with Mr. Mark Bluman, Managing Director of Credit Risk (and father of alumnae Ronit ‘14, Yaffa ‘11 and Shifra ‘08), conceived of this program when Ronit was in Mrs. Vitow’s class two years ago.

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